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Oakland Police Helicopter Flying Now

Why is the Oakland Police Helicopter flying now? If you’re wondering why there are helicopters over Oakland right now here are 3 ways to find out. 1) Sign up to get text updates from the Oakland Police Department. I have instructions at the bottom of this article. 2) The Oakland Police Scanner app. If you […]

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Secret Morcom Rose Garden

Somehow very few people know of Oakland’s Secret Rose Garden hidden in a residential neighborhood off of Grand Avenue on Jean Street. Morcom Rose Garden, also known as the Morcom Amphitheater of Roses is a great little secret park. If you like running the Cleavland Cascade but find it’s suddenly gotten too crowded the last […]

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Oakland Farmers Market Info List

A list of Oakland fresh food and produce Farmers Markets. Many of these markets include live music and arts and crafts. Schedules subject to change without notice. This list is current for 2014 and updated when new information arises. Old Oakland Farmers’ Market – Year Round Friday 8am-2pm | Ninth & Broadway The Old Oakland […]

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Port of Oakland Cranes? Star Wars AT-AT Walkers?

Port of Oakland Cranes Vs. AT AT Walkers You have probably heard the ongoing urban legend that George Lucas got his idea for the Star Wars AT-AT Walkers from the Port of Oakland Shipping Container Cranes while flying into Oakland International Airport (OAK). Can it be confirmed? Who knows the truth. I think it’s highly […]

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Yosemite Day Trip From The Bay Area

Bay Area to Yosemite, a day trip. What most locals don’t realize is that you can drive to Yosemite and back in a single day from the Bay Area. We are pretty lucky when you think about it. This means you can get the Yosemite Valley experience on a random Saturday or Sunday without camping. […]

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Oakland Graffiti Mural Art

I’ve decided to to start a running article where I will add random photos of murals and graffiti art I have taken from around Oakland. These will all be graffiti paintings, murals and other Oakland ART mostly taken with my cellphone, so don’t expect too much and feel free to email me photos you’d like […]

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Oakland Flea Markets

Oakland has various flea markets based on the day of the week but there are a few major ones worth checking out. Oakland Coliseum Flea Market 5401 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94601 | (510) 534-0325 7 days a week but of course much more populated on Saturday and Sunday. Entry fee varies between .50 cents […]

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Lake Merritt History and Facts

Ahhh Lake Merritt, the lake of a thousand smells. I’ve heard a lot of rumors regarding Lake Merritt and it’s origins. So I decided to write this article about the history and facts of Lake Merritt. I hope this article helps spread some proper and informative information for all. Please share with fellow Oaklander’s. Is […]

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Best Views In Oakland

Growing up in Oakland and having awesome parents that would take me places, I’ve always been privy to some amazing views of our beloved geographic paradise. Oakland is a geographical diamond in the beautiful state of California, meaning we have a few really easy to access locations right here in Oakland. And if you have […]

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San Francisco Is Frisco

This is something I must get off my chest. San Francisco IS FRISCO! Frisco I.M.P. Here are some real underground Filmore and Hunters Point G’s who tell it how it is. How can your new money self argue this and tell me or anyone that we can not call it Frisco? Go home. As someone […]

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Oakland Coliseum City Facts History & Future

Oakland Coliseum Facts: The Oakland Coliseum, built in 1966 is currently the 5th oldest MLB stadium and 4th oldest NFL Stadium. It houses both the Oakland A’s MLB baseball team and the Oakland Raiders NFL football team. It seats 63,000 in full attendance for the Raiders but only 34,000 for the A’s due to the […]

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Adopt A Cat In Oakland

Where is the best place to adopt a cat in Oakland? Well you would think the answer is easy, but these days there are several options and you want to make sure you choose the right place. I myself got my kitty from Cat Town Oakland. Let’s look at our options East Bay SPCA: The […]

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